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    participial adjectives

    Are present and past participle grammatically considered adjectives always?
    I know they can be a part of a verb, but they may not be participle in that case.
    My question is just about names.
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    Re: participial adjectives

    Not always- they have to be functioning as adjectives to be regarded as such.

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    Re: participial adjectives

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Not always- they have to be functioning as adjectives to be regarded as such.

    I couldn't find your meaning clear. Do you mean when it functions as an adjective we can call it participle?

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    Re: participial adjectives

    No. When a participle functions as an adjective, we can call it an adjective.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: participial adjectives

    Participles can also be adverbs.

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    Re: participial adjectives

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Participles can also be adverbs.
    Could you please make some examples?

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    Re: participial adjectives

    'Doing my homework, I fell asleep ... is an excellent example of an adverbial participle.'── quoted from https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/t...448#post565448

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